DATES AND FEES :
The Argentinean Language and Culture Scholarship Program is designed for those students who wish to take part in a fast learning of the language, combined with social and cultural activities that allow them to practice it at the same time.
The academic syllabus covers all the aspects of the language learning process (writing, reading, speaking and understanding) with special emphasis on the development of communicational skills on the part of the student. The objective is that the language acquisition can be further enhanced by its continuous use in real life situations and contexts. This program includes 6 daily group lessons. (45 minutes each lesson) during 2 weeks.
What does each PARTIAL scholarship include?
- Orientation – Video of Argentina
- Walking tour – Center - Córdoba - Córdoba City
- A 2-week Intensive Full Spanish Cultural Immersion course
- 70 lessons of daily Spanish language and Cultural classes. (Monday/Friday)
- A program of 70 lessons in total, covering Spanish language, culture classes, activities and current events
- Homestay in a furnished single or shared room of a house or flat. Living with local students, young working people.
- Breakfast and dinner (Half board)
- Visit to Museums: Buen Pastor – Palacio Ferreyra
- Visit to Archivo de la Memoria (Desaparecidos)
- Argentinean Wine tasting
- Cross-cultural studies
- 24-hour emergency phone line
Cross Cultural Training Program, Folder containing a map of the city, workbook. Access to reading and reference books, Hispanic song, etc. Free Internet Access , Free coffee and tea. Permanent information about excursions, films, sports, theater, concerts, etc. And on satisfactory participation in the course, a certificate of completion, listing the student’s level of Spanish, the duration of the course and the hours of study completed.
Students will be required to attend all program activities, including classroom instruction, cultural excursions. Absences will only be excused for medical reasons.
There are weekly tests and quizzes. A very important aspect of the program is the requirement that the students keep a daily journal written in their language of study. These journals are reviewed by language instructors on a daily basis and provide an important record of the students progress, whether they are mastering new vocabulary and more complex grammar and sentence structure. Students will receive 30 lessons of language instruction a week, including an adaptation course and cultural classes (orientation and modeling real-life situations to facilitate students’ adaptation to new cultural environment), a corrective course of Spanish pronunciation, Spanish Grammar, Communicating in Spanish, Argentinean and South American Culture studies.
Candidates must meet the following requirements:
- You must be between the ages of 18-30
- CV (Curriculum Vitae in your native language)
- Professional / Academic references (name, title and e-mail -Writen in your native language)
- Prerequisite for entry: For complete beginners. (If you have studied Spanish please let us know)
- Complete the reservation form
Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about intermediate or advanced level of Spanish
What is needed to apply?
The student must complete a brief Scholarship Reservation form to participate in the Argentinean Language and Culture Scholarship Program. Application deadlines are 30 days before the date that each program starts. Late applications will be reviewed pending available space and only after all those received on time have been reviewed.
Please notice that you need to attach with the Application form: Curriculum vitae and Personal References
If you have been admitted to the Scholarship Program and in order to confirm your participation you must deposit U$S 50 to secure your place.
The student must complete a brief Scholarship Program Application Form. Application deadlines are 30 days before the date of each program starts. Late applications will be reviewed pending available space and only after all those received on time have been reviewed. You can register Curriculum Vitae and the name, title, telephone and e-mail of references professor.
You are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Depending the month of the year we may close admission before the deadline. In general, students should submit their applications in advance of the term to which they are applying.
When we receive your application, we will send you within 72 hours an email message confirming that we have received your application and notifying you of when you will receive our admission decision.
There are limited vacancies. Once the vacancies are filled up, we will not receive more applications; try to make your reservation as soon as possible. The Selection Committee will meet shortly every week if needed. They will select only 12 students per program.
Procedures to Apply:
1. Completed Application for Admission.
2. Candidates selected for the program will receive acceptances from Spanish Scholarships in Argentina.
3. The confirmation of participation is automatically when the student does the payment by bank transfer. The air ticket information must be sent at least one month before the program starts, if not you must communicate with the administration for extension.
Confirmation of housing: 10 days before you leave your country, you will receive all your housing details by e-mail.
If you write to us we will endeavour to respond within 2 working days of receiving a request. Please note that during busy periods it may take up to 4 working days to reply to you. We encourage you to contact us to update any of your details or if you did not get a respond from us in 4 working days send it again and please check your spam box. We always answer each and every mail.
Payment by Bank Transfer: The U$S 450 payable by bank deposit. In order to confirm your booking we need to have the total amount of the program deposited in our bank account. We do not take credt or debit cards at our offices. Take into account that all bank fees for the transferece must be covered by the student. Be sure to ask your bank about this otherwise the payment for your program will be incomplete. A copy of the receipt´s bank deposit must be sent to confirm the booking.
If you have trouble using our registration form, please email us directly at email@example.comCenter of Spanish and Culture Address: Calle Buenos Aires 124 – Of. 33 | C.P. 5000 Córdoba – Argentina Tel: +54 – 351 – 4232837 | Cel: +54 -9- 351 (15)2381781
The courses will cover the following aspects:
Listening comprehension, phonetics and pronunciation
Conversation, reading, writing
Vocabulary building and lexical practice
Argentinean Cultural Studies
South American Cultural Studies.
Students will also participate in a variety of cultural enrichment lectures and activities. These activities are an essential component of the language acquisition process and attendance is mandatory.
This intensive course provides a solid foundation in both grammar and practical conversation skills. The course meets for six lessons daily, five days a week, for 2 weeks. Peer helpers provide additional practice hours in the afternoon, on location or during the weekly excursions to cultural and historical sites of the region. Seminars, participation in local cultural events are part of the overall program. Students should improve their ability to communicate in Spanish from the isolated dialogue situations of the classroom, to the everyday realities of modern Argentinean life. They should be able to interact smoothly with their cultural environment. Students who attack their study program aggressively can learn up to 800 new vocabulary items, turning an average student vocabulary of essential items into the fluent working vocabulary of a functional adult speaker. Furthermore, students will have a deep exposure to Argentinean culture. For those students that have requested group classes and there is no group with the same level as the interested person, a reduction of hours will be done to compensate group classes with the corresponding proportional individual classes.
Total Program Fees: USD 450
At the moment there are only PARTIAL scholarships only in Córdoba city. The total costs of participation with the Partial Scholarship is U$S 450 (US Dollars) and includes: Spanish and cultural courses, accommodation, school activities, study material, certification, administrative and registration fees, tax and civil liability and medical emergency insurance.
Payment by Bank transfer: The U$S 450 payable by bank deposit. In order to confirm your booking we need to have the total amount of the program deposited in our bank account. We do not take credt or debit cards at our offices. Take into account that all bank fees for the transferece must be covered by the student. Be sure to ask your bank about this otherwise the payment for your program will be incomplete. A copy of the receipt´s bank deposit must be sent to confirm the booking.
Spending money: You should think about U$S 8 a day for meals and general cost of living. Remember that air ticket could be very expensive to travel to Argentina, take your time to find out the best deals but don´t wait too much.
SPANISH & CULTURAL PROGRAMDATES – 2015
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